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Metal gear enclosure 3.5 box 2

I have a samsung   sv1203nusb 160 gb hardrive enclose in metal gear 3.5 connected to usb 2.0 the computer read it and makes the on board sound but it only show up in device manager

and in disk management it show as inallocated

question how can i allocated or make it work.?

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Re: metal gear enclosure 3.5 box 2

Sounds like you haven't formatted the external Hard-Drive.
You need to allocate a file-system to the free space on your hard drive. You can do that in Disk Management and use the format option. You can select from two file system formats: FAT32 and NTFS. I would recommend NTFS because it is a journalling file system (recovers quickly in case of a crash).

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